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SATURDAY 15 MARCH 2014

SAT 00:00 Carey Harrison - A Call from the Dead (b01nf2h9)
It's good to talk - or so they say - but not when you're called from beyond the grave...

Stars John Shrapnel as Dr Edward Elmore, Nick Dunning as Stephen Warburton, Christopher Scott as the Reverend Neville Barber and Carolyn Jones as Martha.

Scripted by Carey Harrison

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997.


SAT 00:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jpxk)
The Red Planet

6. The Mysterious Object

Weeks have passed since the Mars space fleet lost all contact with Earth.

But then Captain Jet Morgan and his crew suddenly receive warnings to turn back, but from whom?

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs
Various …. Anthony Marriott

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1954.


SAT 01:00 Patricia Highsmith - The Cry of the Owl (b01381wz)
Episode 4

Robert has been shot. Could Greg Wyncoop - who has not been seen since they both fought by the river - really have done it? Or is his body lying in the morgue?

Patricia Highsmith's intriguing tale of obsession stars John Sharian as Robert Forester, Adrian Lester as Greg Wyncoop, Briony Glassco as Nickie Jurgen and Peter Marinker as Detective Lippenholtz.

Adapted by Shaun McKenna.

Music composed and performed by David Chilton

Director: Marion Nancarrow

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.


SAT 01:30 Russell Thorndike - Doctor Syn (b00dbwts)
Episode 10

The devastated daredevil sets out to take revenge on his enemies - one by one. Concluded by Rufus Sewell.

Christopher Syn, a brilliant young scholar, is a Doctor of Divinity at Oxford, but his eventual decision to throw away the Bible for the sword in a mad quest for vengeance will influence the rest of his life.

Russell Thorndike's 18th Century, Kent-based adventure features pirates, smuggling, highwaymen, duels, wicked squires and beautiful Spanish ladies. Based on the first two novels (published 1935 and 1936) in the seven-title sequence, 'Doctor Syn on the High Seas' and 'Doctor Syn Returns'. Abridged by Doreen Estall.

Writer Russell Thorndike (1885-1972) is less well-known than his sister, the actress Dame Sybil Thorndike, but his Doctor Syn novels hold a special place in the affection of lovers of atmospheric, swashbuckling storytelling everywhere. His novels have been filmed with actors as diverse as George Arliss, Peter Cushing and Patrick McGoohan in the role of Syn, and the Kent village of Dymchurch holds an official 'Day of Syn' every other year, to commemorate a home-grown literary folk hero.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

Made for BBC Radio 7 by BBC Northern Ireland

First broadcast in 2006.


SAT 02:00 Coming Alive (b007k22v)
Series 1

Hostage to Fortune

A troubled community centre visitor puts ex-convict Terry in danger. Stars Karl Howman and Phyllis Logan. From February 1999.


SAT 02:30 Trevor's World of Sport (b00gng1x)
Series 1

Episode 2

Agent Trevor Heslop must grapple with a world of cut-throats and his son's new friend. Stars Neil Pearson. From August 2004.


SAT 03:00 EF Benson - Secret Lives (b014tcjb)
A Most Treasured Home

A most treasured home is exactly what 25 Durham Square has become for Miss Susan Leg.

But will its treasure turn to dross with the threatened unravelling of the mystery surrounding her secret life?

Pauline Collins stars as Miss Susan Leg.

Conclusion of EF Benson’s 1932 novel dramatised iby Aubrey Woods

Miss Susan Leg ...... Pauline Collins
Margaret Mantrip ...... Margot Boyd
Jimmie Mason ...... Ronald Herdman
Elizabeth Conklin ...... Rachel Gurney
Lady Eva Lowndes ...... Pauline Letts
Mr Cartwright ...... Peter Howell
Bosanquet ...... John Church
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds
Minnie Mimps ...... Sheila Grant
Head Waiter...... Manning Wilson
Mr Gandish ...... George Parsons
Ellen ...... Jennifer Piercey
Doctor ...... Gordon Reid
Mr Salt ...... Jonathan Tafler
Augustus ...... Andrew Branch
Vicar ...... Tim Reynolds

Narrated by Aubrey Woods.

Music by John Owen Edwards.

Producer: Ian Cotterell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1987.


SAT 04:00 Kate Mosse - The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales (b03xh0ft)
The Revenant

An old man's guilt will haunt him and not release him until the truth is told. Read by Charlotte Emmerson.

"The Mistletoe Bride and other Haunting Tales" is a collection of haunting short stories written, abridged and introduced by Kate Mosse. They are all inspired by legends and folktales from the French and Sussex Countryside and each story explores the relationship between landscape and emotion. Grief and Guilt. Loss and happiness. They are timeless in their telling, ranging from the mythical past to the present day. Kate Mosse has chosen 5 out of the collection that exemplify the redemption experienced by the various grief stricken men and women as they come to terms with their destiny.

Producer: Celia de Wolff
Made for 4 Extra by Pier Productions.


SAT 04:15 Oscar Wilde (b03xh0fw)
The Ballad of Reading Gaol

4 Extra Debut. A 1994 live benefit performance of Oscar Wilde's celebrated poem, read by Ian McKellen, Neil Tennant and Stephen Fry.


SAT 04:45 Oscar Wilde (b007k0l3)
The Happy Prince

From their aerial view, a beautiful statue and a swallow team up to help the poor in the city below. Read by John Moffatt. From December 1997.


SAT 05:00 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008wff3)
Series 3

Episode 5

A new matron at a boys’ school and the case of the false beard.

Richard Ingrams, John Wells, John Sessions, Joan Sims amd Patricia Routledge recreate the world of JB Morton.

With Brian Bowles, Simon Greenall, Henrietta Gooden and featuring June Whitfield.

Running in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975 – JB Morton’s surreally comic ‘Beachcomber’ column paved the way for a great deal of modern humour – thanks to characters he created between the wars.

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: Brian Perkins.

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1994.


SAT 05:30 Smelling of Roses (b00qh0ls)
Series 2

Party Party

Rosie and the team are asked to launch a new political party for people over 60. Sadly, its leader doesn't quite get to launch his manifesto

Prunella Scales stars in the second of four series of Simon Brett's sitcom following the trials and tribulations of Rosie Burns and her event-management company based in Brighton.

With Arabella Weir as Kate, Rebecca Callard as Jo, Duncan Preston as Bob, Annette Badland as Tess, Ben Aris as Sir Geoffrey, Felicity Goodson as Anthea and Simon Trinder as Robert.

Producer: Maria Esposito

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2001.


SAT 06:00 Don Taylor - Daughters of Venice (b008xzs3)
The assignations, the comedy and passions concealed beneath the masks of the 18th century Venetian Carnival - to the accompaniment of Vivaldi's music, written for the brilliant girl musicians of the Orphanage of the Pieta.

But what happens to those brilliant girls when they're grown up and must leave the sheltered world of the Convent and enter the corrupt world of Venice..?

Don Taylor's romantic comedy stars Frances Barber as Contessa, Norman Rodway as Vivaldi, Amanda Root as Siliva, Chris Emmett as Bodger and Bill Wallis as Pazzo.

Violinist: Jean Bourgeois.

Director: Don Taylor

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.


SAT 07:30 Looking for Middle England (b00t3tww)
Culture

Ian Hislop is in Lincoln to gauge the Middle English attitude to broadening the mind and heightening the spirit. With AA Gill.


SAT 08:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01gvv8k)
Series 7

Episode 28

From Wolf Trap National Park in Virginia, the funny man welcomes The Wailin' Jennys and humourist Roy Blount Jr. From 2011.


SAT 09:00 The Sage of Cricklewood: Alan Coren on 4 Extra (b03xzy4b)
Following Alan Coren's death in 2007, Robert Thomson, then editor of the Times, aptly described him as "a witty and thoughtful tour guide through life."

Writer, editor of Punch, The Listener, columnist and commentator for a number of national newspapers and "The New Yorker", he was regarded by some as the natural successor to SJ Perelman.

A natural raconteur and broadcaster, he enlivened numerous radio and TV programmes, playing head curmudgeon on "The News Quiz" for nearly 30 years, puncturing pomposity and folly – but managing to do so with humanity and warmth.

With the help of his son and daughter, Giles and Victoria, and friends, colleagues and commentators, Christopher Matthew is your guide through some of most memorable moments of Alan Coren's radio career – from a poignant early "Desert Island Discs", to his humorous columns and contributions to "The News Quiz", as well as an edition of the series Christopher made with Alan Coren - "Freedom Pass".

"The Sage of Cricklewood" will also be remembered and celebrated by some of those who worked with him and knew him best.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Pier Productions.


SAT 12:00 Charlotte Bronte - Shirley (b03xzy4d)
Omnibus

"Something unromantic as a Monday morning." And so begins this passionate love story ...

Charlotte Bronte's tale of romantic entanglements and turbulent times in the Yorkshire of 1811.

Omnibus of the first five of ten parts adapted by Rachel Joyce.

Set against a Yorkshire industrial background, Bronte's powerful second novel is also an impassioned plea for social equality - for workers and women alike. Set during the time of the Luddite unrest, two strands weave together. One, the struggles of workers against mill owners, the other involving the romantic entanglements of the two heroines - Shirley Keelder and Caroline Helstone. It is the friendship of these two women, and the contrast between their situations, that lies at the heart of the piece. Many believe the character of Shirley was written for, and about, Charlotte's sister, Emily, who was dying as Charlotte wrote the novel.

An earthy, vivid and poignant re-telling of one of the lesser-known Bronte classics. The scenes of dangerous social unrest and conflict and love are as relevant today as when the novel was published. It's a story of friendship and love, longing and loss. A rollicking good story with plenty of cliffhangers to keep you hooked to the very end.

Charlotte Bronte .... Lesley Sharp
Shirley .... Jemima Rooper
Caroline .... Joanne Froggatt
Robert Moore .... Joseph Kloska
Louis Moore .... Joel MacCormack
Mrs Pryor .... Christine Kavanagh
Helstone .... Sean Murray
Hortense Moore .... Priyanga Burford
Mr Sympson .... David Seddon

Director: Tracey Neale

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.


SAT 13:15 Julie Enfield Investigates (b007jshc)
Murder West One

2. The Art of the Matter

Detective Superintendent Julie Enfield faces a strange theft and cunning scam in one of central London's art galleries, which ultimately leads to murder...

Starring Imelda Staunton.

Atmospheric thriller written by Nick Fisher.

DSI Julie Enfield ...... Imelda Staunton
Dad ...... Geoffrey Matthews
DS Lawrence Evans ...... Ross Livingstone
Johnny "The Tongs" Brickman ...... Ben Crowe
Jack "The Whistle" Stephens ...... Sean Barrett
Andrew Olson...... Geoffrey Whitehead
Kath Dyer ...... Elizabeth Conboy
Auctioneer ...... Harry Myers
Jack "The Whistle" Stephens ...... Sean Barrett
Terry Richards ...... Giles Fagan
Woman Resident ...... Frances Jeater

Director: Richard Wortley

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1999.


SAT 14:00 Dad's Army (b007jq0r)
Series 3

Round and Round Went the Big Wheel

Captain Mainwaring's Home Guard platoon take action when a new High Explosive Attack Device goes haywire.

Adapted for radio from Jimmy Perry and David Croft's TV scripts by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Frazer …. John Laurie
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Walker …. Larry Martyn
Colonel Pearce …. John Barron
Captain Stewart …. Michael Knowles

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1976.


SAT 14:30 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqb0)
The Menace of Totleigh Towers

Bertie Wooster is obliged to sort out an amorous mix-up between his friends.

PG Wodehouse romp adapted in six parts by Richard Usborne.

Starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves, Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster, Vivian Pickles as Aunt Dahlia, Ann Davies as Emerald Stoker, Douglas Blackwell as the Reverend Harold Pinker and Jonathan Cecil as Boko Fittleworth.

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


SAT 15:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01gvv8k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SAT 16:00 Don Taylor - Daughters of Venice (b008xzs3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SAT 17:30 Listen Against (b00tmt97)
Series 3

Episode 1

A week of radio and TV that never happened in the show that works its way through it all, like a critical tapeworm going through a giant media dog.

* Jeremy Paxman finally breaks and goes rogue,

* Today gets remade as a US sitcom,

* Listeners thoughts on the Food Programme giving recipes for cooking a Flump and spit roasting a Clanger.

With special guests Jenni Murray, Richard Bacon and John Humphrys.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.


SAT 18:00 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (b007jm03)
The Primary Phase

Fit The Second

Arthur Dent is - so far - the only survivor from Earth, demolished to make way for a by-pass. He survived thanks to his friend, Ford Prefect (who hails not from Guildford, but somewhere near Betelgeuse), a writer for the Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, "the most successful book ever to have come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor". Both are now at the mercy of the Vogon Captain, and even worse, powerless in the face of his poetry. The only thing which can save them now is an unlikely coincidence or two - and it may lead to an encounter with a certain bipolar automaton.

The global multi-media success story that is "Hitchhiker's" started life as a Radio 4 series in March 1978. The original scripts by the late Douglas Adams then went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

The Guide helpfully informs us that the most obscene expletive in the Galaxy is "Belgium".

Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge and died in 2001 at the age of 49. He suffered a fatal heart attack after working out at his gym in California.

The answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything is 42.

With Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey and Stephen Moore. Produced by the late Geoffrey Perkins.


SAT 18:30 Fear on 4 (b007jmy3)
Series 2

The Dead Drummer

It's a stormy night on Salisbury Plain, but it's not the wind and rain that terrifies, but the sound of a distant drum.

The Man in Black reveals the terror of two Napoleonic sailors who lose their way...

Fear on 4 brings you more in a series of nerve-tinglers.

Written by David Buck

The Man in Black …. Edward de Souza
The Landlord …. Glyn Houston
Undertaker …. David Buck
Matthew …. Ray Smith
Billy Boy …. Christian Rodska

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1989.


SAT 19:00 The Sage of Cricklewood: Alan Coren on 4 Extra (b03xzy4b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SAT 22:00 Saturday Night Fry (b008yv5q)
Episode 2

Stephen Fry's surreal, erudite sketch show with humorous banter and sketches.

With Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent and Robert Bathurst.

Written by Stephen Fry with additional material by Ian Brown and James Hendrie.

Producer: Dan Patterson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1988.


SAT 22:30 4 at the Store (b00cpvsk)
Series 1

Episode 1

Simon Bligh hosts an evening of stand-up comedy without having to leave your armchair.

Featuring Dominic Holland, Sue Beard and Felix Dexter.

From London's Comedy Store

Producer: Helen Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1998.


SAT 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b03z9g6r)
The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight Arthur Smith is joined by the musical and funny Rachel Parris.


SAT 23:00 28 Acts in 28 Minutes (b01nswqw)
Series 1

Episode 2

John Humphrys gives 28 performers 60 seconds to entertain an audience:

Justin Edwards
Alfie Joey
The Trap
Jo Enright
Dave Johns
Jim Jeffries
Joanna Neary
Danny Robins
Scott Capurro
Roger McGough
Toby Hadoke & John Warburton
Martin Hutton
Gary Le Strange
Debra-Jane Appleby
James Bachman
Steve Hughes.
Dan Antopolski
Sarah Millican
Patrick Monahan
Michael Redmond
Alan Cochrane.
Derek upon Tweed
Jayne Tunnicliffe
Glenn Wool
Kevin Day
Adam Bloom
Richard Herring
Slaughterhouse Live

Producers: Rohan Acharya and Ed Morrish

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.


SAT 23:30 Knowing Me, Knowing You (b007jzxg)
Episode 4

A-ha! Alan Partridge welcomes the Duchess of Stranraer, impressionist Steve Thompson and MP Sandra Peaks.

Classic chat from On the Hour's supreme sports reporter and his guests from the world of theatre, politics and emotional tragedy.

With thanks to Alan's chief researcher Steve Coogan.

Assistant researchers:

Patrick Marber
Rebecca Front
Doon Mackichan
David Schneider

Producer: Armando lannucci

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1992.



SUNDAY 16 MARCH 2014

SUN 00:00 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (b007jm03)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Saturday]


SUN 00:30 Fear on 4 (b007jmy3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Saturday]


SUN 01:00 Garrison Keillor's Radio Show (b01gvv8k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Saturday]


SUN 02:00 Charlotte Bronte - Shirley (b03xzy4d)
[Repeat of broadcast at 12:00 on Saturday]


SUN 03:15 Julie Enfield Investigates (b007jshc)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:15 on Saturday]


SUN 04:00 Don Taylor - Daughters of Venice (b008xzs3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Saturday]


SUN 05:30 Listen Against (b00tmt97)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:30 on Saturday]


SUN 06:00 Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters Omnibus (b03xzzcw)
Episode 1

Made for 4 Extra. Molly Gibson is excited about the gala. Soon a dark secret will burden her. Stars Deborah McAndrew and Emerald O'Hanrahan.


SUN 07:15 The Enigma I Will Not Explain (b007gyxs)
Episode 4

Ruth Padel presents a series exploring the music of Elgar's Enigma Variations and analysing what the composition tells us about Elgar himself.

Having depicted 13 of his friends in the Variations, Elgar used the final movement for his own self-portrait. What does the music tell us about him, and how did the problems he faced while writing it prepare him for composing his first symphony?


SUN 07:30 Ed Reardon's Week (b00pqh8s)
Series 6

The Charterhouse Redemption

Ed is happily ensconced in Berkhamsted's premier accommodation for the financially distressed. With Christopher Douglas, Stephanie Cole. From January 2010.


SUN 08:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jr7g2)
Series 2

Become a Rock Star The Burkiss Way

Starting at the end, this show is brought to you in reverse order.

The Burkiss Way to Dynamic Living - radio's Funky Correspondence Course.

With heavy sounds from Jo Kendall, Nigel Rees, Chris Emmett and Fred Harris.

Meaningful words from Andrew Marshall and David Renwick.

With producer Simon Brett getting it all together.

Cult sketch show first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1977.


SUN 08:30 To the Manor Born (b007k45h)
The Grapevine

Audrey tries to fool Devere that she has been on holiday to Spain.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron ..... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne ..... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle ..... Brabinger
Margery Withers ..... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass ..... Ned
Zulema Dene ..... Mrs Plunkett

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, finally arrived home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.


SUN 09:00 FH Burnett - The Secret Garden (b00rm084)
Episode 5

What will Mr Craven discover on his return home? Conclusion to Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic, with Beryl Reid.


SUN 09:30 Time Hops (b007k1sp)
Time's Up

The children are convinced that the man from the BBC will help them. But is he really what he seems?

Conclusion of the comedy sci-fi by Alan Gilbey and David Richard-Fox.

Stars Sara Crowe as EK6, David Harewood as RV101, Nicola Stapleton as Steph, Paul Reynolds as Baz, Dax O'Callaghan as Max, Ian Masters as Norton, Joshua Towb as Horatio, Neville Jason as Tailor and Margaret John as Mrs Miller.

Music by Richard Attree.

Producer: Nandita Ghose

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1994.


SUN 10:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b03y00mg)
Gardeners

Geoffrey Smith

4 Extra Debut. From Schubert to the Dawn Chorus, gardener and broadcaster Geoffrey Smith shares his castaway choices with Sue Lawley. From June 1998.


SUN 10:45 Rudyard Kipling - At the Pit's Mouth (b03y00mj)
A man rides out with his married lover. Brian Gear reads Kipling's cautionary tale set in India at the time of the British Raj.


SUN 11:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b0169n6w)
A Proper Cuppa Coffee

A comic celebration of the words and music of renowned songwriters RP Weston and Bert Lee.

Starring Roy Hudd as Bert Weston and Billy Dainty as Bert Lee.

Devised and written by Roy Hudd.

Musical arrangements by Ian Smith.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1982.


SUN 11:30 The Friend in the Corner (b007k1ht)
1956

Tony Hancock's diary, and records banned from the BBC airwaves. Six selected years in radio history with Daphne Oxenford.


SUN 12:00 Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters Omnibus (b03xzzcw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


SUN 13:15 The Enigma I Will Not Explain (b007gyxs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:15 today]


SUN 13:30 David Pownall - Kitty Wilkinson (b01h789y)
As cholera strikes 19th-century Liverpool, one woman combats squalor and institutional indifference. Stars Maureen O'Brien.


SUN 15:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jr7g2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 15:30 To the Manor Born (b007k45h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 16:00 Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show (b03y00z4)
Mel Giedroyc picks her choice of the best of this week's show, including Junior Just a Minute with host Nicholas Parsons and team captains Josie Lawrence and Jenny Eclair.


SUN 17:00 FH Burnett - The Secret Garden (b00rm084)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


SUN 17:30 Time Hops (b007k1sp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 today]


SUN 18:00 Colin Sharpe - Dalek, I Love You Too (b009kfxs)
Doctor Who obsessive Nigel is missing with the mysterious Romana. Colin Sharpe's sequel with David Raynor and Fiona Clarke.


SUN 18:30 Weird Tales (b01nt0s0)
Series 3

Night Terrors by Lizzie Nunnery

The pressure's getting too much for clever clogs Victoria. She can't sleep at night. She has nightmares. But it's okay because they're just bad dreams.

Until one day the dreams become terrifyingly real...

Series of chilling plays for winter nights.

Dad ... Eddie Marsan
Victoria ... Katie Angelou
Laura ... Georgia Groome
Mum ... Sally Orrock
Jane ... Francine Chamberlain

Written by Lizzie Nunnery.

Producer: Helen Perry

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2011.


SUN 19:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b0169n6w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


SUN 19:30 The Friend in the Corner (b007k1ht)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 today]


SUN 20:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jr7g2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


SUN 20:30 To the Manor Born (b007k45h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


SUN 21:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b03y00mg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


SUN 21:45 Rudyard Kipling - At the Pit's Mouth (b03y00mj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 today]


SUN 22:00 Ed Reardon's Week (b00pqh8s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


SUN 22:30 Cabin Pressure (b012llrz)
Series 3

Ottery St Mary

Martin is a man with a van, Douglas flies a plane with an otter and Carolyn dates a pilot with a problem with sheep.

And two mysteries are solved - the name of Carolyn's dog and the rules of "Yellow Car"

John Finnemore's sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small and many jobs are too difficult.

With special guest Anthony Head

Carolyn Knapp-Shappey ..... Stephanie Cole
1st Officer Douglas Richardson ..... Roger Allam
Capt. Martin Crieff ..... Benedict Cumberbatch
Arthur Shappey .... John Finnemore
Capt. Herc Shipwright ..... Anthony Head
Mrs. Laurel ..... Flip Webster
Mr Hardy ..... Ewan Bailey

Producer/Director: David Tyler

A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in July 2011.


SUN 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b03z9gnk)
The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight Arthur Smith chats to 'Geek-Club Girl gone wrong', Rachel Parris.


SUN 23:00 Newsjack (b03xgqkf)
Series 10

Episode 2

Made for 4 Extra. The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook sketch show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan, with Lewis MacLeod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Pippa Evans.


SUN 23:30 The Boosh (b007jmhj)
Tundra

Bad-tempered zoo boss Bob Fossil has a couple of assignments for his star zookeepers.

He's sending Vince to Spain to find a friend for the zoo's lonely prawn, and he's sending Howard to the Arctic, just for the sake of it

Written by and starring Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt.

The Boosh is a surreal adventure based on the Perrier Award-winning comedy show, featuring Howard and Vince's battles with zoo manager Bob Fossil.

Howard Moon ...... Julian Barrattt
Vince Noir ...... Noel Fielding
Bob Fossil ...... Rich Fulcher

After BBC radio gave them their big break with this series, they transferred to BBC TV where The Mighty Boosh ran for three series.

Producer: Danny Wallace.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.



MONDAY 17 MARCH 2014

MON 00:00 Colin Sharpe - Dalek, I Love You Too (b009kfxs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Sunday]


MON 00:30 Weird Tales (b01nt0s0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Sunday]


MON 01:00 Desert Island Discs Revisited (b03y00mg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Sunday]


MON 01:45 Rudyard Kipling - At the Pit's Mouth (b03y00mj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:45 on Sunday]


MON 02:00 Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! (b0169n6w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Sunday]


MON 02:30 The Friend in the Corner (b007k1ht)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:30 on Sunday]


MON 03:00 The Burkiss Way (b00jr7g2)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 on Sunday]


MON 03:30 David Pownall - Kitty Wilkinson (b01h789y)
[Repeat of broadcast at 13:30 on Sunday]


MON 05:00 FH Burnett - The Secret Garden (b00rm084)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Sunday]


MON 05:30 Time Hops (b007k1sp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Sunday]


MON 06:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
Episode 1

An anonymous wealthy Englishman goes on a shooting trip to the continent.

In his sights is 'the biggest game of all': the head of a brutal European dictatorship.

Geoffrey Household's classic British thriller was first published shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939.

The first of a 15-part reading read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in January 2004.


MON 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
Death on the Nile

Episode 1

Hercule Poirot embarks on an Egyptian cruise, but the Belgian detective's voyage proves to be far from smooth sailing.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

From the thriller first published in 1937 and dramatised in five parts by Michael Bakewell.

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Joanna Southwood …. Joanna Monro
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Monsieur Blondin …. Sean Baker
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Rockford …. Ed Bishop
Emma Woodvine as Rosalie Otterbourne
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Thomas Cook Agent …. Timothy Alcock
Waiter …. Chris Pavlo

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


MON 07:00 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqdd)
Upstairs, Downstairs and Bumps in the Night

Bertie Wooster tries to play peacemaker when he arrives at Totleigh Towers.

PG Wodehouse romp adapted in six-parts by Richard Usborne.

Starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves, Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster, Paul Eddington as Roderick Spode, John Le Mesurier as Sir Watkin Bassett, Vivian Pickles as Aunt Dahlia, Amy MacDonald as Madeleine Bassett, Douglas Blackwell as the Reverend Harold Pinker, Jonathan Cecil as Boko Fittleworth and Denise Coffey as Stiffy Bing,

Producer: David Hatch

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1980.


MON 07:30 Just a Minute (b03xdk8s)
Series 68

Episode 5

Just how hard can it be to talk for 60 seconds with no hesitation, repetition & deviation? Fi Glover joins regulars Gyles Brandreth, Tony Hawks and Paul Merton as Nicholas Parsons adjudicates. Subjects include 'Ten Things to Do during a Powercut'.


MON 08:00 Listen to Les (b00c02dg)
From 22/6/1975

Les Dawson presents a duck appeal, Cissie and Ada talk mothers - plus his legendary piano sing-along.

With Daphne Oxenford and Colin Edwynn.

Music by Brian Fitzgerald.

Scripted and produced by James Casey.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in June 1975.


MON 08:30 The Navy Lark (b018jrgs)
Series 12

Sir Willoughby at Shanghai

The blundering crew of HMS Troutbridge crew take the Governor and his wife on a trip to China.

200th anniversary programme starring Leslie Phillips as the Sub-Lieutenant, Jon Pertwee as the Chief Petty Officer, Stephen Murray as the Commanding Officer, Richard Caldicot as Captain Povey, Tenniel Evans as Sir Willoughby Todhunter Brown, Heather Chasen as Lady Willoughby Todhunter Brown and Michael Bates as Commander Bracewell.

Laughs afloat aboard British Royal Navy frigate HMS Troutbridge. The Navy Lark ran for an impressive thirteen series between 1959 and 1976.

Scripted by Lawrie Wyman and George Evans.

Producer: Alastair Scott Johnston.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1971.


MON 09:00 Chain Reaction (b00h8q40)
Series 5

Robert Llewellyn interviews Dave Gorman

‘Red Dwarf' actor Robert Llewellyn chats to ‘Genius’ comedian Dave Gorman.

Chain Reaction is the tag talk show, where the guest becomes the interviewer in the next episode.

Dave Gorman is best known for shows like Are You Dave Gorman?, Googlewhack Adventure and Genius.

Robert asks Dave about cycling across Britain, online stalkers and life-threatening trips to Mexico.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2009.


MON 09:30 Dead Ringers (b0081v6z)
Series 2

Episode 2

More impressions from the award-winning team, including The Glastonbury Archers and a blue rinse rampage. With Jan Ravens. From June 2000.


MON 10:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b012129m)
Born in Captivity

Ian McKellen stars in the story of John Hamer Shawcross - from his boyhood on the streets of Ancoats, Manchester to his pursuit of power and fame.

Set against the wider current of events in England in the early 19th century.

Howard Spring's novel freely adapted for radio in eight episodes by Ken Whitmore.

John Shawcross ...... Ian McKellen
John Shawcross as a Boy ...... Gary Carp
Tom Hannaway as a Youth ...... Phillip Politt
Arnold Ryerson as a Youth ...... David Riley
Grandfather ...... Geoffrey Banks
Ellen ...... Rosalie Williams
Gordon Stansfield ...... Ian Flintoff
Ma Hannaway ...... Elizabeth Hannaway
Charles Artingstall ...... George Hagan
Ann Artingstall ...... Susan Revilll
Hawley ...... Graham Tennant
Lizzie Lightowler ...... Rosalie Crutchley

With Jimmy Braddock, Phillippa Connell and Ruth Williams as the other children.

Director: Trevor Hill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


MON 11:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y0qx0)
Fewer Things

A father and son save some chicks from choking. But who will save the boy?

A selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark, often quirky collections read by Carl Prekopp..

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.


MON 11:15 Loose Ends (b03xzsnx)
John Lloyd, Jenna Russell, Bobby Crush, Marc Abrahams, Scottee, Joan As Police Woman

'Whatever Happened To Spitting Image?' Clive talks to TV producer John Lloyd; one of the many contributors who address the question in BBC Four Arena's 30th anniversary programme. Spanning the early years of Margaret Thatcher's government to the end of John Major's, Spitting Image puppets became almost as famous as the politicians they lampooned.

In a city of the future that has been inflicted with a terrible drought, business tycoon Caldwell B. Cladwell has made his fortune through bribery and the monopolisation of all public toilets. It's not a place to get caught short! Clive talks to Olivier award winner Jenna Russell, who stars in the UK premiere of 'Urinetown, The Musical.'

"He twinkles and sparkles and boy, can he play!" As Bobby Crush hits 60, Scottee invites him to tickle the ivories with a rendition of 'Nicholas Parsons' on the Loose Ends Steinway and asks the astonishing pianist about his 40 years in showbusiness, reaching right back to his debut on TV's "Opportunity Knocks" in 1972.

Clive talks to the creator of the Ig Nobel Prizes about his second book of truly improbable research. It's another addictive, wryly funny expose of odd, imaginative, and amazingly improbable research from around the globe, such as the use of Prozac for the treatment of stereotypical pacing behaviour in a captive polar bear!

With more music from Joan As Police Woman who performs 'Holy City' from her album 'The Classic'.

Producer: Sukey Firth.


MON 12:00 Listen to Les (b00c02dg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 12:30 The Navy Lark (b018jrgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 13:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 14:00 15 Minute Drama (b00wdf48)
Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters

Episode 6

Episode Six

It's the day of the Easter Charity Ball and Cynthia receives a gift from a mysterious admirer. Hyacinth see the dance as an opportunity to introduce her daughter to a number of possible suitors. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell . . . . . Deborah McAndrew
Molly Gibson . . . . . Emerald O'Hanrahan
Dr Gibson . . . . . Jamie Newall
Roger Hamley . . . . . Gunnar Cauthery
Cynthia . . . . . Maya Barcot
Hyacinth . . . . . Julia Hills
Lady Harriett . . . . . Cathy Sara
Dorothy Browning . . . . . Marian Kemmer
Phoebe Browning . . . . . Susan Jeffrey
Mr Preston . . . . . Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.


MON 14:15 A Short History of Ireland (b007m72q)
The Battle of the Boyne; Galloping Hogan, Sarsfield and the Walls of Limerick

The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.


MON 14:30 Henry James - Portrait of a Lady (b0089j8t)
Episode 1

After her father dies, spirited American Isabel Archer is invited to 19th-century England by her aunt. Read by Miriam Margolyes.


MON 14:45 Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent (b01l8qmt)
Episode 1

The Lawrence of Arabia star reads from his memoir, featuring childhood recollections of the milk bar, the cinema and Adolf Hitler.


MON 15:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b012129m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


MON 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b03y3nph)
Mel Giedroyc starts the week's shows with the first part of Sky Hawk, by Gill Lewis. Plus we'll go off on our Magical Mystery Tour.


MON 17:00 Old Dog and Partridge (b007vmbx)
Episode 3

Nicola is on the verge of romance, while pub customer Andy faces being found out. Stars Michael Williams. From January 1999.


MON 17:30 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqdd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


MON 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g7xq3)
The Secret of the Growing Gold

Fair hair becomes an unusual tool of marital revenge. A tale from the mind behind 'Dracula', read by Dyfed Thomas.

Bram Stoker's tales abridged in 5 episodes by Donald Bancroft

Producer: David Benedictus

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1990.


MON 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx41)
The Erlking

A man relives childhood memories of the forest spirit who came prying at the windowpane and cast a blight upon his life.

The first of five supernatural stories written by Dublin author, John Connolly.

Read by Tony Doyle.

Producer: Lawrence Jackson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


MON 18:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq0c)
The Red Planet

7. The Shared Nightmare

As the Mars fleet crew battle to locate Freighter Ship number 6, Captain Jet Morgan suffers strange hallucinations...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs
Various …. Anthony Marriott

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1954.


MON 19:00 Listen to Les (b00c02dg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


MON 19:30 The Navy Lark (b018jrgs)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


MON 20:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


MON 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


MON 21:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y0qx0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


MON 21:15 Loose Ends (b03xzsnx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


MON 22:00 Just a Minute (b03xdk8s)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


MON 22:30 Chain Reaction (b00h8q40)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 today]


MON 23:00 The News Quiz Extra (b03y3p7n)
Series 10

Episode 5

A satirical review of the week's news, chaired by Sandi Toksvig, with regular panellist Jeremy Hardy and guest panellists Miles Jupp, Holly Walsh and Hugo Rifkind.


MON 23:45 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea (b007jzy5)
Series 1

The Musical Evening

Mrs Naughtie performs the Dance of the Seven Voles. Stars Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden and Alison Steadman. From December 2002.



TUESDAY 18 MARCH 2014

TUE 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g7xq3)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Monday]


TUE 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx41)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Monday]


TUE 00:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq0c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Monday]


TUE 01:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr26)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Monday]


TUE 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpks)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Monday]


TUE 02:00 Chain Reaction (b00h8q40)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Monday]


TUE 02:30 Dead Ringers (b0081v6z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Monday]


TUE 03:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b012129m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y0qx0)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Monday]


TUE 04:15 Loose Ends (b03xzsnx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Monday]


TUE 05:00 Old Dog and Partridge (b007vmbx)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Monday]


TUE 05:30 PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (b007jqdd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Monday]


TUE 06:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
Episode 2

Bruised and battered after his interrogation by the secret police - the Englishman is on the run inside a hostile European dictatorship. Who can he trust to help him?

Geoffrey Household's classic thriller was first published shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939.

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in January 2004.


TUE 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
Death on the Nile

Episode 2

Hercule Poirot senses the atmosphere of evil afloat, as Jackie's vendetta continues.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Race …. Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Emma Woodvine
Miss Van Schuyler …. Irene Sutcliffe
Cornelia …. Teresa Gallagher
Fanthorp …. Robert May
Richetti …. Ioan Meredith
Ferguson …. Robert Portal
Guide …. Ben Thomas
Steward …. Christopher Scott

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


TUE 07:00 Snap (b00tnmtj)
Series 2

Episode 1

Separated for over a year, Doug and Molly are still finding it hard to keep out of each other's lives.

When the decree absolute arrives and Doug hears that Molly is having a drinks party he's furious. But is all as it seems?

The return of Paul Mendelson’s sitcom about life for a couple after they've split.

Molly …. Rebecca Lacey
Doug …. Paul Venables
Kaz …. Soumaya Keynes
Ryan …. Jessie Sullivan
Annie …. Marlene Sidaway
Raymond …. Jonathan Tafler
Dawn …. Samantha Spiro

Producer: David Ian Neville

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2004.


TUE 07:30 Dilemma (b03xf0gm)
Series 3

Episode 6

Sue Perkins puts Bridget Christie, Michael Rosen, Laura Dockrill and Adil Ray through the moral and ethical wringer.

After a series of finely-balanced dilemmas are posed, Sue cross-examines them on their answers.

Devised by Danielle Ward.

Producer: Ed Morrish

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2014.


TUE 08:00 The Goon Show (b007jtd4)
Series 7

The Nasty Affair at the Burami Oasis

Admiral Seagoon is dispatched as bandits attack the British garrison.

Groundbreaking, surreal BBC radio comedy written by Spike Milligan and Larry Stephens.

Starring:
Peter Sellers
Harry Secombe
Spike Milligan

First billed as Crazy People, ten series of The Goon Show were recorded between 1951 and 1960, but sadly many of the earliest shows weren’t kept in the archive.

With the Ray Ellington Quartet and Max Geldray.

Orchestra conducted by Wally Stott.

Announcer: Wallace Greenslade

Producer: Peter Eton

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in October 1956.


TUE 08:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b0080jsp)
Series 2

Episode 1

Shady lawyer, Waldorf T Flywheel needs patients - in his latest scam as a doctor.

Recreation of the Marx Brothers' lost shows charting the adventures of shady lawyer Waldorf T Flywheel and his assistant, Emmanuel Ravelli. Originally broadcast with sponsors on America's NBC radio network in the 1930s. The scripts were rediscovered in 1988.

Groucho Marx as Waldorf T Flywheel ...... Michael Roberts
Chico Marx as Emmanuel Ravellias ...... Frank Lazarus

With Lorelei King, Graham Hoadly and Vincent Marzello.

Written by Nat Perrin and Athur Sheekman. Adapted by Mark Brisenden.

Music arranged and conducted by David Firman.

Producer: Dirk Maggs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1991.


TUE 09:00 The News Quiz Extra (b03y3p7n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


TUE 09:45 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea (b007jzy5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


TUE 10:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0121lh9)
Thrown to the Wolves

As John starts work, he studies, preaches and keeps fit - preparing to change the world.

Ian McKellen stars in the story of John Hamer Shawcross - set against the wider current of events in England in the early 19th century.

Howard Spring's novel freely adapted for radio by Ken Whitmore.

John Shawcross ...... Ian McKellen
John Shawcross as a Boy ...... Gary Carp
George Hagan ...... Charles Artingstall
Polly Burnsall ...... Romy Baskerville
Hawley ...... Graham Tennant
Lillian Artingstall ...... Elizabeth Kelly
Ellen ...... Rosalie Williams
Ian Flintoff ...... Gordon Stansfield
Hilda ...... Lesley Nicol
Arnold Ryerson ...... Andrew Jackson
Pen Muff ...... Vida Paterson
Richardson ...... Randal Herley
Ezra Crompton ...... Jimmy Bradock

Director: Trevor Hill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


TUE 11:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y3ylp)
The 40-Litre Monkey

A simple pet shop purchase leads to a strange encounter with a shop owner committed to growing super-sized animals.

A selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark, often quirky collections read by Carl Prekopp.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.


TUE 11:15 Jeremy Front - The Pitch (b0075rtp)
Ageing writer Howard wrote some of the great vintage TV sitcoms, but no-one is buying his ideas any more. Surely his new commission is the answer?

Jeremy Front’s comedy stars Richard Briers as Howard, Claudia Solti as Marina, Maureen O’Brien as Josie and Rebecca Front as Mel/Nessa.

Scripted by Jeremy Front.

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2000.


TUE 12:00 The Goon Show (b007jtd4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 12:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b0080jsp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 13:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 14:00 15 Minute Drama (b00wh00g)
Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters

Episode 7

Epsiode Seven

Roger Hamley makes two important decisions, and Molly is obliged to keep yet more secrets. Meanwhile, Hyacinth incurs the wrath of her husband with a breach of professional etiquette. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell . . . . . Deborah McAndrew
Molly Gibson . . . . . Emerald O'Hanrahan
Dr Gibson . . . . . Jamie Newall
Roger Hamley . . . . . Gunnar Cauthery
Cynthia . . . . . Maya Barcot
Hyacinth . . . . . Julia Hills
Lady Harriett . . . . . Cathy Sara
Dorothy Browning . . . . . Marian Kemmer
Phoebe Browning . . . . . Susan Jeffrey
Mr Preston . . . . . Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.


TUE 14:15 A Short History of Ireland (b007m9sg)
Athlone and Aughrim; Limerick - A Second Siege and a Treaty

The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.


TUE 14:30 Henry James - Portrait of a Lady (b0089k5y)
Episode 2

Far from America, young Isabel Archer gets to know her family and the peculiarities of English etiquette. Read by Miriam Margolyes.


TUE 14:45 Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent (b01l8qwr)
Episode 2

The actor reads from his memoir, including childhood recollections of King Kong, looking for Robin Hood's grave and the outbreak of war.


TUE 15:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0121lh9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


TUE 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b03y413y)
Mel Giedroyc celebrates the birthday of a very important person, and we'll hear the next chapter of Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis.


TUE 17:00 Up the Garden Path (b007zj4x)
Series 1

Over and Out

Maria makes up with hubby Gwyn, and Izzy has a surprise for Michael and Louise.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy ...... Imelda Staunton
Michael ...... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick ...... Mike Grady
Louise ...... Phyllida Nash
Gwyn ...... Sion Probert
Maria ...... Marty Cruickshank

Class 4C:

Kerryann White
Kelda Holmes

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1987.


TUE 17:30 Snap (b00tnmtj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


TUE 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8766)
The Coming of Abel Behenna

Two rivals in love make a pact. Will it end in betrayal? Another tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


TUE 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx46)
Mr Pettinger's Demon

A priest is sent to investigate the incumbent at a remote parish church. Has his colleague uncovered an ancient evil? Read by Tony Doyle.


TUE 18:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq2w)
The Red Planet

8. Closing-in on Mars

As Captain Jet Morgan and his crew approach Mars, strange noises and dreams begin to affect them...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs
Various …. Anthony Marriott

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1954.


TUE 19:00 The Goon Show (b007jtd4)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


TUE 19:30 The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel (b0080jsp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


TUE 20:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


TUE 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


TUE 21:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y3ylp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


TUE 21:15 Jeremy Front - The Pitch (b0075rtp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


TUE 22:00 Dilemma (b03xf0gm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


TUE 22:30 Sarah Millican's Support Group (b00r2cy5)
Series 1

3. 'I'm a clown with a secret'.

'I'm a clown with a secret'

'Do age-gap relationships work:?

'Is 65 in slippers the new 30 in a suit?'

Sarah Millican plays a life counsellor and modern-day agony aunt tackling the nation's problems head on, dishing out real advice for real people.

Assisted by her very own team of experts.

Sarah ...... Sarah Millican
Marion ...... Ruth Bratt
Terry ...... Simon Daye
Judith ...... Susie Blake
Malcolm ...... Mark Heap
Helen ...... Debra Stevenson.

Written by Sarah Millican.

Producer: Lianne Coop

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2010.


TUE 23:00 Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better (b00d0sjl)
Series 2

Patience

The comedian examines the virtue of holding your horses. With poetry and songs by Tim Key and Tom Basden. From August 2008.


TUE 23:30 Miranda Hart's Joke Shop (b00mvfw1)
What an Excuse

The shopkeeper's mother plans a wedding, but the prospective bride has other ideas. With Patricia Hodge. From September 2008.



WEDNESDAY 19 MARCH 2014

WED 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8766)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Tuesday]


WED 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx46)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Tuesday]


WED 00:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq2w)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Tuesday]


WED 01:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr2k)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Tuesday]


WED 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpl9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Tuesday]


WED 02:00 The News Quiz Extra (b03y3p7n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:00 on Monday]


WED 02:45 Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea (b007jzy5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 23:45 on Monday]


WED 03:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0121lh9)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y3ylp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Tuesday]


WED 04:15 Jeremy Front - The Pitch (b0075rtp)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Tuesday]


WED 05:00 Up the Garden Path (b007zj4x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Tuesday]


WED 05:30 Snap (b00tnmtj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Tuesday]


WED 06:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
Episode 3

At large in a hostile European dictatorship, the fugitive battles on, in his efforts to escape, by taking to water.

Geoffrey Household's classic British thriller was first published shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939.

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in January 2004.


WED 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
Death on the Nile

Episode 3

Feeling a great sense of impending doom, Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's holiday cruise is turning into a nightmare afloat.

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt
Colonel Race ...... Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton ...... Rosemary Leach
Pennington ...... Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway ...... Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle ...... Robert Daws
Tim Allerton ...... Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort ...... Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne ...... Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne ...... Emma Woodvine
Miss Van Schuyler ...... Irene Sutcliffe
Cornelia ...... Teresa Gallagher
Fanthorp ...... Robert May
Richetti ...... Ioan Meredith
Joanna Southwood ...... Joanna Monro
Monsieur Blondin ...... Sean Baker
Louise ...... Colleen Prendergast
Simon Doyle ...... Robert Daws
Dr Bessner ...... Keith Drinkel
Rockford ...... Ed Bishop
Steward ...... Christopher Scott
Thomas Cook Agent ...... Timothy Alcock
Waiter ...... Chris Pavlo

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


WED 07:00 An Actor's Life for Me (b007s5v1)
Series 1

Not Suitable for Parents

Robert lands a part in the adult drama 'Strap Up Your Jocks'. Sue's parents would definitely not approve. What a pity they arrive on the doorstep.

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson ..... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw ..... Gary Waldhorn
Sue ..... Caroline Quentin

With:
Marcia Warren
David Ryall
Sally Grace
Paul B Davies

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1989.


WED 07:30 Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! (b03xf1f8)
Series 1

The B&B

Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is 'Help!'.

King of the one-liners, Milton Jones returns BBC to Radio 4 for an amazing 10th series in a new format where he has decided to set himself up as a man who can help anyone anywhere - whether they need it or not. Because, in his own words, "No problem too problemy".

But each week, Milton and his trusty assistant Anton set out to help people and soon find they're embroiled in a new adventure. So when you're close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push.

This week, a friend who runs a B&B is in trouble - so it's time for Milton to dust off those nylon sheets and let the sparks fly.

Written by Milton with James Cary ("Bluestone 42", "Miranda") and Dan Evans (who co-wrote Milton's Channel 4 show "House Of Rooms") the man they call "Britain's funniest Milton," returns to the radio with a fully-working cast and a shipload of new jokes.

The cast includes regulars Tom Goodman-Hill ("Spamalot", "Mr. Selfridge") as the ever-faithful Anton, and Dan Tetsell ("Newsjack"), and features the one and only Josie Lawrence working with Milton for the first time.

Producer David Tyler's radio credits include Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive, Cabin Pressure, Bigipedia, Another Case Of Milton Jones, Jeremy Hardy Speaks To The Nation, The Brig Society, Giles Wemmbley Hogg Goes Off, The 99p Challenge, The Castle, The 3rd Degree and even, going back a bit, Radio Active.

Produced and Directed by David Tyler
A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4.


WED 08:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b008f307)
Series 5

The Junk Man

Griselda's plan to clear out The Lad's house backfires spectacularly.

Starring Tony Hancock.

With Sidney James, Bill Kerr, Hattie Jacques and Kenneth Williams.

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Theme and incidental music written by Wally Stott.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1958.


WED 08:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00j1c4p)
Series 9

Episode 4

What's My Kink? - and Prune Playhouse presents The Search for the Nile.

Starring Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Cleese, Graeme Garden, David Hatch, Jo Kendall and Bill Oddie.

Sketches written by Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie.

Originating from the Cambridge University Footlights revue ‘Cambridge Circus’, ISIRTA ran for 8 years on BBC Radio and quickly developed a cult following.

Music and songs by Bill Oddie, Liam Cohen and Dave Lee.

Producers: David Hatch/John Cassels

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in November 1973.


WED 09:00 1834 (b011vffj)
London

Trapped in 19th-century Macclesfield, bored 21st-century Jason heads to London, but is waylaid by a mint-popping highwayman...

In Jim Poyser's riotous comedy of transportation and delight, Jason is now Tarquin, third son of Lord Belport with faithful valet, Ned.

Jason Slater ...... Michael Begley
Ned ...... Joe Caffrey
Hoskins ...... Kenneth Alan Taylor
Lord Belport ...... Mark Chatterton
Millicent ...... Julia Rounthwaite
Henry ...... James Nickerson
Highwayman ...... Toby Hadoke
Duke of Cranmere ...... John Craig

Directed at BBC Manchester by Polly Thomas.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2003.


WED 09:30 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (b008m74n)
Episode 3

Clive Anderson and the famed improvisation game with Stephen Fry, John Sessions, Jimmy Mulville and Nonny Williams.

It ran for 10 series on Channel 4 and found success in America, but the hit TV improvisation game actually started life on BBC radio.

With Colin Sell at the piano.

Devised and compiled by Mark Leveson. Additional material by Martin Booth.

Producer: Dan Patterson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1988.


WED 10:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0122k4h)
The Fight for St Swithin's

John's political campaign starts in Bradford with rousing speeches to the crowds.

Ian McKellen stars in the story of John Hamer Shawcross - set against the wider current of events in England in the early 19th century.

Howard Spring's novel freely adapted by Ken Whitmore.

John Shawcross ...... Ian McKellen
Haslett ...... Alan Meadows
Tom Hannaway ...... Geoffrey Wheeler
Marsden ...... Herbert Smith
Lord Lostwithiel of Hereward Castle ...... Jeffrey Wickham
Lady Lettice Melland ...... Helen Ryan
Anne Artingstall ...... June Barry
Lizzie Lightowler ...... Rosalie Crutchley
Arnold Ryerson ...... Andrew Jackson
Pen Muff ...... Vida Paterson
Bellows ...... Peter Bell

Director: Trevor Hill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


WED 11:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y6v7m)
Remember the Bride Who Got Stung?

A father resorts to drastic measures on a family picnic.

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.


WED 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k17c)
The Captain's Wife

As the years pass, a navy spouse moves from craving conformity to rebellion. Patricia Hodge reads Mattie Potter's tale.


WED 12:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b008f307)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 12:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00j1c4p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 13:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 14:00 15 Minute Drama (b00wh00v)
Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters

Episode 8

Episode Eight

With Roger away in Africa, Hyacinth and Cynthia take a trip to London for a few days. Molly relishes the time alone with her father, but the town gossips are whispering about the mysterious Mr Preston and an unidentified young lady. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell . . . . . Deborah McAndrew
Molly Gibson . . . . . Emerald O'Hanrahan
Dr Gibson . . . . . Jamie Newall
Roger Hamley . . . . . Gunnar Cauthery
Cynthia . . . . . Maya Barcot
Hyacinth . . . . . Julia Hills
Lady Harriett . . . . . Cathy Sara
Dorothy Browning . . . . . Marian Kemmer
Phoebe Browning . . . . . Susan Jeffrey
Mr Preston . . . . . Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.


WED 14:15 A Short History of Ireland (b007mc8p)
The Wild Geese; The Penal Laws

The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.


WED 14:30 Henry James - Portrait of a Lady (b0089lxt)
Episode 3

Isabel is visited by her American friend Henrietta Stackpole, a journalist working in Liverpool. Read by Miriam Margolyes.


WED 14:45 Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent (b01llfl6)
Episode 3

The Lion in Winter star reads from his memoir, including childhood recollections of Yorkshire ruins and breaking Tutankhamun's Spoon.


WED 15:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0122k4h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


WED 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b03y6wjv)
Singer Annie Lennox shares her Inheritance Tracks, plus the next chapter of the brilliant Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis.


WED 17:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009hshb)
A Moving Experience

With talk of relocating his company, tycoon Jimmy fancies life as a country gent. Stars Bernard Cribbins. From December 1987.


WED 17:30 An Actor's Life for Me (b007s5v1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


WED 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g97vd)
The Dream in the Dead House

An Englishman in Munich receives a most unexpected rescue. Another tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


WED 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4f)
Mr Gray's Folly

An unsightly building in the grounds of a country house harbours an ancient, irresistible secret. Read by Tony Doyle.


WED 18:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq5b)
The Red Planet

9. The Irresistible Light

After their battle to land on Mars, Captain Jet Morgan and his crew prepare to start their explorations...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs
Various …. Anthony Marriott

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1954.


WED 19:00 Hancock's Half Hour (b008f307)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


WED 19:30 I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (b00j1c4p)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


WED 20:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


WED 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


WED 21:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y6v7m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


WED 21:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k17c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


WED 22:00 Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! (b03xf1f8)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


WED 22:30 Micky Flanagan: What Chance Change? (b00sjcvd)
1980s

Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan's first radio series is about his progression from working-class Herbert to middle-class intellectual and being caught awkwardly between the two. His story is told through reflective interviews, but mainly, Micky's acclaimed stand up comedy. Micky's transition from the mean streets of the East End to the leafy lanes of Dulwich is a fascinating story, with each episode focusing on a different decade of Micky's life.

In this episode Micky takes us through his 1980's, spent running away to New York and being the international lover and player of the East End. He chats to his parents, his sister and his school friends in interviews that shed light on the stand up comedy.

The series is written and performed by Micky Flanagan.

The Producer is Tilusha Ghelani.


WED 23:00 On the Town with the League of Gentlemen (b007k2qm)
Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

The locals of the remote northern town get an unusual new guy for the bonfire.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Festival award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1997.


WED 23:30 Lee and Herring's Fist of Fun (b007k1z6)
Greenwich

Driving instructors, pornography and a surprise from Supermarket Sweep's TV host, Dale Winton.

From Greenwich University, London.

Stewart Lee and Richard Herring’s mix of sharp sketches and situations, stand up topical gags and banter.

With Peter Baynham, Rebecca Front and John Thomson.

Special guest: Dale Winton

Lee and Herring went to write and star in their successful TV transfer to BBC Two in 1995.

Cult BBC Radio 1 series first broadcast in November 1993.



THURSDAY 20 MARCH 2014

THU 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g97vd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Wednesday]


THU 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Wednesday]


THU 00:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq5b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Wednesday]


THU 01:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr30)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Wednesday]


THU 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jplt)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Wednesday]


THU 02:00 1834 (b011vffj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Wednesday]


THU 02:30 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (b008m74n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Wednesday]


THU 03:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0122k4h)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y6v7m)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Wednesday]


THU 04:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k17c)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Wednesday]


THU 05:00 Mind Your Own Business! (b009hshb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Wednesday]


THU 05:30 An Actor's Life for Me (b007s5v1)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Wednesday]


THU 06:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
Episode 4

Back in England after battling to escape - the Englishman soon realises that even in London, he's still not safe from his hostile pursuers.

Geoffrey Household's classic British thriller was first published shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939.

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in January 2004.


THU 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
Death on the Nile

Episode 4

A grisly discovery leaves Hercule Poirot baffled.

But the main murder suspect couldn't possibly have committed the crime?

Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Poirot

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Race …. Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Emma Woodvine
Richetti …. Ioan Meredith
Joanna Southwood …. Joanna Monro
Monsieur Blondin …. Sean Baker
Rockford …. Ed Bishop
Ferguson …. Robert Portal
Steward …. Christopher Scott
Stewardess …. Janet Maw
Thomas Cook Agent …. Timothy Alcock
Waiter …. Chris Pavlo

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


THU 07:00 Ayres on the Air (b008p9vh)
Series 1

Holidays

Pam Ayres's poetry and sketch show looks at holidays,

With poems about packing too much and learning to ski at 50-something.

Plus sketches about booking a holiday online and getting shingles up the Orinoco.

With Geoffrey Whitehead and Felicity Montagu.

Producer: Claire Jones

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2004.


THU 07:30 Jason Cook's School of Hard Knocks (b03xgl4g)
Job Interviews and Office Politics

Jason Cook uses the lessons learnt from his bitter experiences to help sweeten the lives of listeners.

This time, he holds forth on the best ways to pass a job interview and how to wend one's way through the perilous pastures of office politics.

Zoe Harrison and Neil Grainger, help to police the prairie of the public's problems.

Producer: Sam Michell

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2014.


THU 08:00 Dad's Army (b007jq38)
Series 3

The Great White Hunter

Captain Mainwaring causes chaos tracking down Walker's purloined silk parachute.

The comic exploits of a Second World War Home Guard platoon

Adapted for radio from Jimmy Perry and David Croft's TV scripts by Harold Snoad and Michael Knowles.

Captain Mainwaring …. Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson …. John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones …. Clive Dunn
Private Frazer …. John Laurie
Private Pike …. Ian Lavender
Private Godfrey …. Arnold Ridley
Private Walker …. Larry Martyn
Mrs Pike …. Pearl Hackney

Producer: John Dyas

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1976.


THU 08:30 Take It From Here (b0131zxv)
From 08/04/1954

Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells, and Eth's knitting mishap in The Glums. Frank Muir and Denis Norden's classic comedy stars Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield. From April 1954.


THU 09:00 Edgar Wallace - Educated Evans (b03y7ldm)
Inside Information

Skint horse tipster Evans gets an unlikely helping hand from a self-righteous police inspector.

Roy Hudd stars as a self-styled "sporting authority" in 1920's Camden Town in London.

Edgar Wallace's 1924 novel dramatised by Richard Quick. Narrated by Freddie Jones.

With Andrew Sachs as Inspector Pine, Michael Roberts as The Miller and Pat Coombs as Mrs Rankin.

Music by Philip Glassborow and Rick Cardinall

Director: Dirk Maggs

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.


THU 09:30 Puzzle Panel (b00xhck5)
Episode 3

More testing brain teasers with Chris Maslanka, Anne Bradford, Professor David Singmaster and William Harston. From June 1998.


THU 10:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0122k1z)
Lovers and Losers

Dirty tricks are played by a ruthless opponent - how will Labour fare in the by-election?

Ian McKellen stars in the story of John Hamer Shawcross - set against the wider current of events in England in the early 19th century.

Howard Spring's novel freely adapted by Ken Whitmore.

John Shawcross ...... Ian McKellen
Tom Hannaway ...... Geoffrey Wheeler
Lord Lostwithiel of Hereward Castle ...... Jeffrey Wickham
Lady Lettice Melland ...... Helen Ryan
Anne Artingstall ...... June Barry
Lizzie Lightowler ...... Rosalie Crutchley
Arnold Ryerson ...... Andrew Jackson
Pen Muff ...... Vida Paterson
Harry, Viscount Liskeard ...... Peter Guinness
Jimmy Newboult ...... John Baldwin
Sergeant Newboult ...... Tom Harrison
Ellen Stansfield ...... Rosalie Williams
Edith Ryerson ...... Ann Rye
Hawley Artingstall ...... Graham Tennant
Hilda ...... Lesley Nicol
Election Official ...... Anthony Wingate

Director: Trevor Hill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.


THU 11:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y7lmj)
The Thorn

Removing a thorn from Wellie Page's toe turns out strangely for Wellie.

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.


THU 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k18n)
Small Parts

Seduced by the theatre, Mattie Potter joins a repertory company and finds that the quick-change artistry is a preparation for life. Patricia Hodge tells her tale.


THU 12:00 Dad's Army (b007jq38)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 12:30 Take It From Here (b0131zxv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 13:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 14:00 15 Minute Drama (b00wh01l)
Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters

Episode 9

Molly discovers some shocking news when she finds Cynthia talking to someone in the woods. Burdened with yet another secret, she undertakes to help her step-sister with her problem, but she may have bitten off more than she can chew. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell . . . . . Deborah McAndrew
Molly Gibson . . . . . Emerald O'Hanrahan
Dr Gibson . . . . . Jamie Newall
Roger Hamley . . . . . Gunnar Cauthery
Cynthia . . . . . Maya Barcot
Hyacinth . . . . . Julia Hills
Lady Harriett . . . . . Cathy Sara
Dorothy Browning . . . . . Marian Kemmer
Phoebe Browning . . . . . Susan Jeffrey
Mr Preston . . . . . Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.


THU 14:15 A Short History of Ireland (b007md6r)
The Minority Prevailing Over the Majority; The Protestant Ascendancy

The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.


THU 14:30 Henry James - Portrait of a Lady (b0089knf)
Episode 4

Lord Warburton is in hopeful pursuit of beautiful American Isabel Archer. But he's not the only one. Read by Miriam Margolyes.


THU 14:45 Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent (b01llfnt)
Episode 4

The star of How to Steal a Million reads from his memoir, from wanting to edit Paris Match to treading the boards.


THU 15:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0122k1z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


THU 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b03y7mtb)
The next chapter of Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis, plus we'll ask some curious Questions, Questions. Presented by Mel Giedroyc.


THU 17:00 Ballylenon (b00p67dy)
Series 7

Episode 3

Phonsie Doherty treats Muriel Maconchy to a meal, and Bernie Gallagher is back in town...

Series set in the sleepy town of Ballylenon, Co Donegal in 1959.

Written by Christopher Fitz-Simon.

Muriel Maconchy ...... Margaret D'Arcy
Vera Maconchy ...... Stella McCusker
Phonsie Doherty ...... Gerard Murphy
Vivienne Hawthorne ...... Annie McCartney
Stumpy Bonner ...... Gerard McSorley
Guard Gallagher ...... Frankie McCafferty

Pianist: Michael Harrison

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.


THU 17:30 Ayres on the Air (b008p9vh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


THU 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8bxg)
A Dream of Red Hands

Jacob Settle hides a dark past. What does his dream mean? Another tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


THU 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4l)
The Ritual of the Bones

Scholarship boy Jenkins is intimidated by the traditions of his new school. Especially the one involving some bones in boxes. Read by Tony Doyle.


THU 18:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq7r)
The Red Planet

10. Freighters Approach

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew are on Mars, but he's alarmed when more of the fleet appear to arrive...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs
Various …. Anthony Marriott

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1954.


THU 19:00 Dad's Army (b007jq38)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


THU 19:30 Take It From Here (b0131zxv)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


THU 20:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


THU 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


THU 21:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y7lmj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


THU 21:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k18n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


THU 22:00 Jason Cook's School of Hard Knocks (b03xgl4g)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


THU 22:30 Newsjack (b03y7my2)
Series 10

Episode 3

Made for 4 Extra. The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook sketch show. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan, with Lewis MacLeod, Pippa Evans and Morgana Robinson.


THU 23:00 Rubbish (b008drpg)
Series 2

Phobic

Unable to look in the mirror for fear of seeing his ageing reflection, Martin seeks the help of a local artist to overcome his phobia.

Reece Dinsdale stars as local government officer, cynic and manic-depressive Martin Christmas in Tony Bagley's sitcom.

Martin …. Reece Dinsdale
Barney …. Matthew Cottle
John …. Neil Dudgeon
Sarah …. Pippa Haywood
Dan ...... Russell Tovey

Producer: Claire Bartlett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2007.


THU 23:30 Little Britain (b008vt68)
Series 2

Episode 4

Back where it started out. Matt Lucas and David Walliams' oddball TV smash hit, without the cameras. From March 2002.



FRIDAY 21 MARCH 2014

FRI 00:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g8bxg)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:00 on Thursday]


FRI 00:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4l)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:15 on Thursday]


FRI 00:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jq7r)
[Repeat of broadcast at 18:30 on Thursday]


FRI 01:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3f)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 on Thursday]


FRI 01:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 on Thursday]


FRI 02:00 Edgar Wallace - Educated Evans (b03y7ldm)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:00 on Thursday]


FRI 02:30 Puzzle Panel (b00xhck5)
[Repeat of broadcast at 09:30 on Thursday]


FRI 03:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0122k1z)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y7lmj)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 on Thursday]


FRI 04:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k18n)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 on Thursday]


FRI 05:00 Ballylenon (b00p67dy)
[Repeat of broadcast at 17:00 on Thursday]


FRI 05:30 Ayres on the Air (b008p9vh)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 on Thursday]


FRI 06:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3t)
Episode 5

Still on the run from foreign agents, the Englishman is pursued through the deep tunnels of the London Underground.

Geoffrey Household's classic British thriller was first published shortly before the outbreak of war in 1939.

Read by Michael Jayston.

Producer: David Jackson Young.

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Scotland and first broadcast in January 2004.


FRI 06:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmw)
Death on the Nile

Episode 5

Hercule Poirot's holiday has become a hideous nightmare. Can he finally fathom out the murderous events afloat?

The conclusion of Agatha Christie's whodunit starring John Moffatt as Poirot

Hercule Poirot …. John Moffatt
Colonel Race …. Donald Sinden
Mrs Allerton …. Rosemary Leach
Pennington …. Stratford Johns
Linnet Ridgeway …. Elaine Pyke
Simon Doyle …. Robert Daws
Tim Allerton …. Nicholas Boulton
Jacqueline de Bellefort …. Amanda Barton-Chapple
Mrs Otterbourne …. Shirley Dixon
Rosalie Otterbourne …. Emma Woodvine
Joanna Southwood …. Joanna Monro
Monsieur Blondin …. Sean Baker
Rockford …. Ed Bishop
Fanthorp …. Robert May
Miss Van Schuyler …. Irene Sutcliffe
Dr Bessner …. Keith Drinkel
Thomas Cook Agent …. Timothy Alcock
Waiter …. Chris Pavlo

Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

Director: Enyd Williams

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1997.


FRI 07:00 Chambers (b007jp12)
Series 2

Only the Lonely

John Fuller-Carp uses his masculine charms when he finds himself in competition with rival Vernon Ames.

Meanwhile, Ruth is very broody...

Clive Coleman’s sitcom set in perhaps the country's least spectacular law chambers.

John Fuller Carp ...... John Bird
Hilary Tripping ...... James Fleet
Vince ...... Jonathan Kydd
Ruth Quirke ...... Sarah Lancashire

With Jeremy Clyde, Joanna Monro and Tracy-Ann Oberman.

Producer: Paul Schlesinger

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1998.


FRI 07:30 Listen Against (b00tpswr)
Series 3

Episode 2

* Ecological and broadcast catastrophe strikes as BBC 3 leaks in to other channels.

* Edward Stourton and Gaby Roslin tunnel to the centre of the earth for Children in Need,.

* Previewing the new musical charting the dramatic lives of the Dimblebys: 'News Brothers'.

Another week's worth of radio and TV that never happened. It's a bit like the BBC iPlayer, only with two eyes instead of one. And it's got ears.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

With special guests Marcel Theroux and Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.


FRI 08:00 Steptoe and Son (b007k1hd)
Series 4

The Colour Problem

Albert and Harold Steptoe argue over whether to buy a new TV or a car.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H Corbett as Harold. With Jo Manning Wilson and William Bedle.

Following the conclusion of their hugely successful association with Tony Hancock, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson wrote 10 pilots for the BBC TV's Comedy Playhouse in 1962. The Offer was set in a house with a yard full of junk, featuring the lives of rag and bone men Albert Steptoe and his son Harold and it was the spark for a run of 8 series for TV.

Written for TV and adapted for radio by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Produced by Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 in March 1972.


FRI 08:30 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
From 18/05/1974

Kenneth Williams and Ted Ray take on Romeo and Juliet - and get nostalgic...

Characters, songs and sketches with Miriam Margolyes and Nigel Rees

Music by Neil Innes.

Script by Michael Wale and Joe Steeples.

Producer: Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in May 1974.


FRI 09:00 Coming Alive (b007k2bs)
Series 1

Dance On

Ex-convict Terry comes to a realisation after Sandra's troublesome ex-husband appears. Stars Karl Howman. From March 1999.


FRI 09:30 Trevor's World of Sport (b007k3kv)
Series 1

Episode 3

Sports agent Trevor Heslop has to grapple with a Buddhist and a specially-trained bear. Stars Neil Pearson. From August 2004. Episode 3 of 6.


FRI 10:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0121xgr)
Deaths and Entrances

John's political pursuits lead him to Westminster and Welsh valley mines.

Ian McKellen stars in the story of John Hamer Shawcross - set against the wider current of events in England in the early 19th century.

Howard Spring's novel freely adapted by Ken Whitmore.

John Shawcross ...... Ian McKellen
Tom Hannaway ...... Geoffrey Wheeler
Lord Lostwithiel of Hereward Castle ...... Jeffrey Wickham
Lady Lettice Melland ...... Helen Ryan
Anne Artingstall ...... June Barry
Lizzie Lightowler ...... Rosalie Crutchley
Arnold Ryerson ...... Andrew Jackson
Pen Muff ...... Vida Paterson
Harry Liskeard ...... Peter Guinness
Jimmy Newboult ...... John Baldwin
Ellen Stansfield ...... Rosalie Williams
Edith Ryerson ...... Ann Rye
Nell Richards ...... Nina Holloway
Marsden ...... Herbert Smith
Carrickfergus ...... James Tomlinson
Evan Vaughan ...... Richard Clay-Jones
Gallery Assistant ...... Rory Scase

Director: Trevor Hill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1979.


FRI 11:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y83fb)
Dead Fish

A boy steals a fish from the marketplace, prompting a chase. But can he be caught?

Carl Prekopp reads a selection of stories from Adam Marek's dark and quirky collections.

Adam Marek is the award-winning writer of two short story collections - Instruction Manual For Swallowing and The Stone Thrower. He won the 2011 Arts Foundation Short Story Fellowship, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. His stories have appeared in many magazines, including Prospect and The Sunday Times Magazine, and in many anthologies including Lemistry and Biopunk and The Best British Short Stories 2011.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.


FRI 11:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k19x)
Skin

On her road to liberation, Mattie Potter strips off. Patricia Hodge tells her tale of sun, flesh, naturism and morality.


FRI 12:00 Steptoe and Son (b007k1hd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 12:30 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 13:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 13:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 14:00 15 Minute Drama (b00wh02h)
Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters

Episode 10

Episode Six

It's the day of the Easter Charity Ball and Cynthia receives a gift from a mysterious admirer. Hyacinth see the dance as an opportunity to introduce her daughter to a number of possible suitors. Elizabeth Gaskell's classic novel of everyday provincial life in the 1820s is dramatised by Theresa Heskins.

Lily Gaskell . . . . . Deborah McAndrew
Molly Gibson . . . . . Emerald O'Hanrahan
Dr Gibson . . . . . Jamie Newall
Roger Hamley . . . . . Gunnar Cauthery
Cynthia . . . . . Maya Barcot
Hyacinth . . . . . Julia Hills
Lady Harriett . . . . . Cathy Sara
Dorothy Browning . . . . . Marian Kemmer
Phoebe Browning . . . . . Susan Jeffrey
Mr Preston . . . . . Timothy Watson

Produced and Directed by Peter Leslie Wild

Notes

Wives and Daughters was written in the 1860s and serialised in the Cornhill Magazine. It is set in the 1820s and deals to a large extent with the position of women in Society. Elizabeth Gaskell left it unfinished, so any dramatiser of the novel is faced with guessing the intended outcome of the story.

Theresa Heskins previously adapted Lady Audley's Secret for the Woman's Hour serial, and has adapted Bleak House and Great Expectations for the New Vic Theatre, North Staffordshire, where she is Artistic Director.


FRI 14:15 A Short History of Ireland (b007mf5s)
John Dutton Eats and Sleeps in Connemara; Wood's Halfpence and the Drapier

The country's rich and turbulent story continues. With Richard Dormer, James Greene and Frances Tomelty.


FRI 14:30 Henry James - Portrait of a Lady (b0089hqp)
Episode 5

After declining Lord Warburton's marriage proposal, Isabel travels to London with Henrietta. Read by Miriam Margolyes.


FRI 14:45 Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent (b01m1l5n)
Episode 5

The movie star reads from his memoir, including hitchhiking to London via Stratford-Upon-Avon to see Michael Redgrave's King Lear.


FRI 15:00 Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur (b0121xgr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 10:00 today]


FRI 16:00 The 4 O'Clock Show (b03y83ps)
Rounding off the week with the final episode of Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis, and another Magical Mystery Tour.


FRI 17:00 Beachcomber... By the Way (b008y6pd)
Series 3

Episode 6

More odd stories, idiotic court hearings and surprises from the dictionary.

Richard Ingrams, John Wells, John Sessions, Joan Sims and Patricia Routledge recreate the world of JB Morton.

With Brian Bowles, Simon Greenall, Henrietta Gooden and featuring June Whitfield.

Running in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975 – JB Morton’s surreally comic ‘Beachcomber’ column paved the way for a great deal of modern humour – thanks to characters he created between the wars.

Adapted by Michael Barfield with Richard Ingrams.

Announcer: Brian Perkins

Producer: Harry Thompson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1994.


FRI 17:30 Chambers (b007jp12)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:00 today]


FRI 18:00 Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales (b01g9873)
The Squaw

An arrogant American earns himself a truly horrific retribution. The final tale from the Dracula author, read by Dyfed Thomas.


FRI 18:15 John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories (b007jx4s)
Nocturne

Sounds of a piano played at night lead a father and his son into a confrontation with a malign adversary. Read by Tony Doyle.


FRI 18:30 Charles Chilton - Journey into Space (b007jqb9)
The Red Planet

11. The Desperate Search

Captain Jet Morgan and the crew reach freighter number two after it crash landed, but they fear they're not alone on Mars...

Charles Chilton’s 1954 classic set in 1971.

CAST:

Jet Morgan …. Andrew Faulds
Lemmy …. David Kossoff
Doc …. Guy Kingsley Poynter
Mitch …. Bruce Beeby
Announcer/Various …. David Jacobs

Music composed and conducted by Van Phillips.

Producer: Charles Chilton

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1954.


FRI 19:00 Steptoe and Son (b007k1hd)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:00 today]


FRI 19:30 The Betty Witherspoon Show (b01m273b)
[Repeat of broadcast at 08:30 today]


FRI 20:00 Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household (b007jr3t)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:00 today]


FRI 20:30 Hercule Poirot (b007jpmw)
[Repeat of broadcast at 06:30 today]


FRI 21:00 The Stories of Adam Marek (b03y83fb)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:00 today]


FRI 21:15 Juliet Ace Monologues (b007k19x)
[Repeat of broadcast at 11:15 today]


FRI 22:00 Listen Against (b00tpswr)
[Repeat of broadcast at 07:30 today]


FRI 22:30 Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive (b00d56bp)
Series 4

Episode 3

Comedic judge Armando Iannucci presides at clown court, with Phill Jupitus, Dara O Briain and David Mitchell. From August 2008.


FRI 22:55 The Comedy Club Interviews (b03z9gt8)
The best in contemporary comedy. Tonight Arthur Smith is joined by the Urban Spaceman himself, Neil Innes.


FRI 23:00 Blue Jam (b03y840k)
Series 1

Episode 4

The dark mind of Chris Morris blends comedy and music. Expect club news. With Julia Davis and Kevin Eldon. From December 1997.




LIST OF THIS WEEK'S PROGRAMMES
(Note: the times link back to the details; the pids link to the BBC page, including iPlayer)

15 Minute Drama 14:00 MON (b00wdf48)

15 Minute Drama 14:00 TUE (b00wh00g)

15 Minute Drama 14:00 WED (b00wh00v)

15 Minute Drama 14:00 THU (b00wh01l)

15 Minute Drama 14:00 FRI (b00wh02h)

1834 09:00 WED (b011vffj)

1834 02:00 THU (b011vffj)

28 Acts in 28 Minutes 23:00 SAT (b01nswqw)

4 at the Store 22:30 SAT (b00cpvsk)

A Short History of Ireland 14:15 MON (b007m72q)

A Short History of Ireland 14:15 TUE (b007m9sg)

A Short History of Ireland 14:15 WED (b007mc8p)

A Short History of Ireland 14:15 THU (b007md6r)

A Short History of Ireland 14:15 FRI (b007mf5s)

An Actor's Life for Me 07:00 WED (b007s5v1)

An Actor's Life for Me 17:30 WED (b007s5v1)

An Actor's Life for Me 05:30 THU (b007s5v1)

Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive 22:30 FRI (b00d56bp)

Ayres on the Air 07:00 THU (b008p9vh)

Ayres on the Air 17:30 THU (b008p9vh)

Ayres on the Air 05:30 FRI (b008p9vh)

Ballylenon 17:00 THU (b00p67dy)

Ballylenon 05:00 FRI (b00p67dy)

Beachcomber... By the Way 05:00 SAT (b008wff3)

Beachcomber... By the Way 17:00 FRI (b008y6pd)

Blue Jam 23:00 FRI (b03y840k)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 MON (b01g7xq3)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 TUE (b01g7xq3)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 TUE (b01g8766)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 WED (b01g8766)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 WED (b01g97vd)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 THU (b01g97vd)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 THU (b01g8bxg)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 00:00 FRI (b01g8bxg)

Bram Stoker - Midnight Tales 18:00 FRI (b01g9873)

Cabin Pressure 22:30 SUN (b012llrz)

Carey Harrison - A Call from the Dead 00:00 SAT (b01nf2h9)

Chain Reaction 09:00 MON (b00h8q40)

Chain Reaction 22:30 MON (b00h8q40)

Chain Reaction 02:00 TUE (b00h8q40)

Chambers 07:00 FRI (b007jp12)

Chambers 17:30 FRI (b007jp12)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:30 SAT (b007jpxk)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:30 MON (b007jq0c)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:30 TUE (b007jq0c)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:30 TUE (b007jq2w)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:30 WED (b007jq2w)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:30 WED (b007jq5b)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:30 THU (b007jq5b)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:30 THU (b007jq7r)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 00:30 FRI (b007jq7r)

Charles Chilton - Journey into Space 18:30 FRI (b007jqb9)

Charlotte Bronte - Shirley 12:00 SAT (b03xzy4d)

Charlotte Bronte - Shirley 02:00 SUN (b03xzy4d)

Colin Sharpe - Dalek, I Love You Too 18:00 SUN (b009kfxs)

Colin Sharpe - Dalek, I Love You Too 00:00 MON (b009kfxs)

Coming Alive 02:00 SAT (b007k22v)

Coming Alive 09:00 FRI (b007k2bs)

Dad's Army 14:00 SAT (b007jq0r)

Dad's Army 08:00 THU (b007jq38)

Dad's Army 12:00 THU (b007jq38)

Dad's Army 19:00 THU (b007jq38)

David Pownall - Kitty Wilkinson 13:30 SUN (b01h789y)

David Pownall - Kitty Wilkinson 03:30 MON (b01h789y)

Dead Ringers 09:30 MON (b0081v6z)

Dead Ringers 02:30 TUE (b0081v6z)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 10:00 SUN (b03y00mg)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 21:00 SUN (b03y00mg)

Desert Island Discs Revisited 01:00 MON (b03y00mg)

Dilemma 07:30 TUE (b03xf0gm)

Dilemma 22:00 TUE (b03xf0gm)

Don Taylor - Daughters of Venice 06:00 SAT (b008xzs3)

Don Taylor - Daughters of Venice 16:00 SAT (b008xzs3)

Don Taylor - Daughters of Venice 04:00 SUN (b008xzs3)

EF Benson - Secret Lives 03:00 SAT (b014tcjb)

Ed Reardon's Week 07:30 SUN (b00pqh8s)

Ed Reardon's Week 22:00 SUN (b00pqh8s)

Edgar Wallace - Educated Evans 09:00 THU (b03y7ldm)

Edgar Wallace - Educated Evans 02:00 FRI (b03y7ldm)

Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters Omnibus 06:00 SUN (b03xzzcw)

Elizabeth Gaskell - Wives and Daughters Omnibus 12:00 SUN (b03xzzcw)

FH Burnett - The Secret Garden 09:00 SUN (b00rm084)

FH Burnett - The Secret Garden 17:00 SUN (b00rm084)

FH Burnett - The Secret Garden 05:00 MON (b00rm084)

Fear on 4 18:30 SAT (b007jmy3)

Fear on 4 00:30 SUN (b007jmy3)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 08:00 SAT (b01gvv8k)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 15:00 SAT (b01gvv8k)

Garrison Keillor's Radio Show 01:00 SUN (b01gvv8k)

Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea 23:45 MON (b007jzy5)

Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea 09:45 TUE (b007jzy5)

Hamish and Dougal: You'll Have Had Your Tea 02:45 WED (b007jzy5)

Hancock's Half Hour 08:00 WED (b008f307)

Hancock's Half Hour 12:00 WED (b008f307)

Hancock's Half Hour 19:00 WED (b008f307)

Henry James - Portrait of a Lady 14:30 MON (b0089j8t)

Henry James - Portrait of a Lady 14:30 TUE (b0089k5y)

Henry James - Portrait of a Lady 14:30 WED (b0089lxt)

Henry James - Portrait of a Lady 14:30 THU (b0089knf)

Henry James - Portrait of a Lady 14:30 FRI (b0089hqp)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 MON (b007jpks)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 MON (b007jpks)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 MON (b007jpks)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 TUE (b007jpks)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 TUE (b007jpl9)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 TUE (b007jpl9)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 TUE (b007jpl9)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 WED (b007jpl9)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 WED (b007jplt)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 WED (b007jplt)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 WED (b007jplt)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 THU (b007jplt)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 THU (b007jpmb)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 THU (b007jpmb)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 THU (b007jpmb)

Hercule Poirot 01:30 FRI (b007jpmb)

Hercule Poirot 06:30 FRI (b007jpmw)

Hercule Poirot 13:30 FRI (b007jpmw)

Hercule Poirot 20:30 FRI (b007jpmw)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 10:00 MON (b012129m)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 15:00 MON (b012129m)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 03:00 TUE (b012129m)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 10:00 TUE (b0121lh9)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 15:00 TUE (b0121lh9)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 03:00 WED (b0121lh9)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 10:00 WED (b0122k4h)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 15:00 WED (b0122k4h)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 03:00 THU (b0122k4h)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 10:00 THU (b0122k1z)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 15:00 THU (b0122k1z)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 03:00 FRI (b0122k1z)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 10:00 FRI (b0121xgr)

Howard Spring - Fame is the Spur 15:00 FRI (b0121xgr)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 08:30 WED (b00j1c4p)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 12:30 WED (b00j1c4p)

I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again 19:30 WED (b00j1c4p)

Jason Cook's School of Hard Knocks 07:30 THU (b03xgl4g)

Jason Cook's School of Hard Knocks 22:00 THU (b03xgl4g)

Jeremy Front - The Pitch 11:15 TUE (b0075rtp)

Jeremy Front - The Pitch 21:15 TUE (b0075rtp)

Jeremy Front - The Pitch 04:15 WED (b0075rtp)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 MON (b007jx41)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 TUE (b007jx41)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 TUE (b007jx46)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 WED (b007jx46)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 WED (b007jx4f)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 THU (b007jx4f)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 THU (b007jx4l)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 00:15 FRI (b007jx4l)

John Connolly - Five Ghost Stories 18:15 FRI (b007jx4s)

Julie Enfield Investigates 13:15 SAT (b007jshc)

Julie Enfield Investigates 03:15 SUN (b007jshc)

Juliet Ace Monologues 11:15 WED (b007k17c)

Juliet Ace Monologues 21:15 WED (b007k17c)

Juliet Ace Monologues 04:15 THU (b007k17c)

Juliet Ace Monologues 11:15 THU (b007k18n)

Juliet Ace Monologues 21:15 THU (b007k18n)

Juliet Ace Monologues 04:15 FRI (b007k18n)

Juliet Ace Monologues 11:15 FRI (b007k19x)

Juliet Ace Monologues 21:15 FRI (b007k19x)

Just a Minute 07:30 MON (b03xdk8s)

Just a Minute 22:00 MON (b03xdk8s)

Kate Mosse - The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales 04:00 SAT (b03xh0ft)

Knowing Me, Knowing You 23:30 SAT (b007jzxg)

Lee and Herring's Fist of Fun 23:30 WED (b007k1z6)

Listen Against 17:30 SAT (b00tmt97)

Listen Against 05:30 SUN (b00tmt97)

Listen Against 07:30 FRI (b00tpswr)

Listen Against 22:00 FRI (b00tpswr)

Listen to Les 08:00 MON (b00c02dg)

Listen to Les 12:00 MON (b00c02dg)

Listen to Les 19:00 MON (b00c02dg)

Little Britain 23:30 THU (b008vt68)

Looking for Middle England 07:30 SAT (b00t3tww)

Loose Ends 11:15 MON (b03xzsnx)

Loose Ends 21:15 MON (b03xzsnx)

Loose Ends 04:15 TUE (b03xzsnx)

Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better 23:00 TUE (b00d0sjl)

Mel's Mix: The Best of The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 SUN (b03y00z4)

Micky Flanagan: What Chance Change? 22:30 WED (b00sjcvd)

Mind Your Own Business! 17:00 WED (b009hshb)

Mind Your Own Business! 05:00 THU (b009hshb)

Miranda Hart's Joke Shop 23:30 TUE (b00mvfw1)

Newsjack 23:00 SUN (b03xgqkf)

Newsjack 22:30 THU (b03y7my2)

Old Dog and Partridge 17:00 MON (b007vmbx)

Old Dog and Partridge 05:00 TUE (b007vmbx)

On the Town with the League of Gentlemen 23:00 WED (b007k2qm)

Oscar Wilde 04:15 SAT (b03xh0fw)

Oscar Wilde 04:45 SAT (b007k0l3)

PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves 14:30 SAT (b007jqb0)

PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves 07:00 MON (b007jqdd)

PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves 17:30 MON (b007jqdd)

PG Wodehouse - Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves 05:30 TUE (b007jqdd)

Patricia Highsmith - The Cry of the Owl 01:00 SAT (b01381wz)

Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent 14:45 MON (b01l8qmt)

Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent 14:45 TUE (b01l8qwr)

Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent 14:45 WED (b01llfl6)

Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent 14:45 THU (b01llfnt)

Peter O'Toole - Loitering With Intent 14:45 FRI (b01m1l5n)

Puzzle Panel 09:30 THU (b00xhck5)

Puzzle Panel 02:30 FRI (b00xhck5)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 06:00 MON (b007jr26)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 13:00 MON (b007jr26)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:00 MON (b007jr26)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 01:00 TUE (b007jr26)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 06:00 TUE (b007jr2k)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 13:00 TUE (b007jr2k)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:00 TUE (b007jr2k)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 01:00 WED (b007jr2k)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 06:00 WED (b007jr30)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 13:00 WED (b007jr30)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:00 WED (b007jr30)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 01:00 THU (b007jr30)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 06:00 THU (b007jr3f)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 13:00 THU (b007jr3f)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:00 THU (b007jr3f)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 01:00 FRI (b007jr3f)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 06:00 FRI (b007jr3t)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 13:00 FRI (b007jr3t)

Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household 20:00 FRI (b007jr3t)

Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! 11:00 SUN (b0169n6w)

Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! 19:00 SUN (b0169n6w)

Roy Hudd - Stick a Geranium in Your Hat! 02:00 MON (b0169n6w)

Rubbish 23:00 THU (b008drpg)

Rudyard Kipling - At the Pit's Mouth 10:45 SUN (b03y00mj)

Rudyard Kipling - At the Pit's Mouth 21:45 SUN (b03y00mj)

Rudyard Kipling - At the Pit's Mouth 01:45 MON (b03y00mj)

Russell Thorndike - Doctor Syn 01:30 SAT (b00dbwts)

Sarah Millican's Support Group 22:30 TUE (b00r2cy5)

Saturday Night Fry 22:00 SAT (b008yv5q)

Smelling of Roses 05:30 SAT (b00qh0ls)

Snap 07:00 TUE (b00tnmtj)

Snap 17:30 TUE (b00tnmtj)

Snap 05:30 WED (b00tnmtj)

Steptoe and Son 08:00 FRI (b007k1hd)

Steptoe and Son 12:00 FRI (b007k1hd)

Steptoe and Son 19:00 FRI (b007k1hd)

Take It From Here 08:30 THU (b0131zxv)

Take It From Here 12:30 THU (b0131zxv)

Take It From Here 19:30 THU (b0131zxv)

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! 07:30 WED (b03xf1f8)

Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones! 22:00 WED (b03xf1f8)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 MON (b03y3nph)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 TUE (b03y413y)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 WED (b03y6wjv)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 THU (b03y7mtb)

The 4 O'Clock Show 16:00 FRI (b03y83ps)

The Betty Witherspoon Show 08:30 FRI (b01m273b)

The Betty Witherspoon Show 12:30 FRI (b01m273b)

The Betty Witherspoon Show 19:30 FRI (b01m273b)

The Boosh 23:30 SUN (b007jmhj)

The Burkiss Way 08:00 SUN (b00jr7g2)

The Burkiss Way 15:00 SUN (b00jr7g2)

The Burkiss Way 20:00 SUN (b00jr7g2)

The Burkiss Way 03:00 MON (b00jr7g2)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SAT (b03z9g6r)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 SUN (b03z9gnk)

The Comedy Club Interviews 22:55 FRI (b03z9gt8)

The Enigma I Will Not Explain 07:15 SUN (b007gyxs)

The Enigma I Will Not Explain 13:15 SUN (b007gyxs)

The Friend in the Corner 11:30 SUN (b007k1ht)

The Friend in the Corner 19:30 SUN (b007k1ht)

The Friend in the Corner 02:30 MON (b007k1ht)

The Goon Show 08:00 TUE (b007jtd4)

The Goon Show 12:00 TUE (b007jtd4)

The Goon Show 19:00 TUE (b007jtd4)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 18:00 SAT (b007jm03)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 00:00 SUN (b007jm03)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 08:30 TUE (b0080jsp)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 12:30 TUE (b0080jsp)

The Marx Brothers' Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel 19:30 TUE (b0080jsp)

The Navy Lark 08:30 MON (b018jrgs)

The Navy Lark 12:30 MON (b018jrgs)

The Navy Lark 19:30 MON (b018jrgs)

The News Quiz Extra 23:00 MON (b03y3p7n)

The News Quiz Extra 09:00 TUE (b03y3p7n)

The News Quiz Extra 02:00 WED (b03y3p7n)

The Sage of Cricklewood: Alan Coren on 4 Extra 09:00 SAT (b03xzy4b)

The Sage of Cricklewood: Alan Coren on 4 Extra 19:00 SAT (b03xzy4b)

The Stories of Adam Marek 11:00 MON (b03y0qx0)

The Stories of Adam Marek 21:00 MON (b03y0qx0)

The Stories of Adam Marek 04:00 TUE (b03y0qx0)

The Stories of Adam Marek 11:00 TUE (b03y3ylp)

The Stories of Adam Marek 21:00 TUE (b03y3ylp)

The Stories of Adam Marek 04:00 WED (b03y3ylp)

The Stories of Adam Marek 11:00 WED (b03y6v7m)

The Stories of Adam Marek 21:00 WED (b03y6v7m)

The Stories of Adam Marek 04:00 THU (b03y6v7m)

The Stories of Adam Marek 11:00 THU (b03y7lmj)

The Stories of Adam Marek 21:00 THU (b03y7lmj)

The Stories of Adam Marek 04:00 FRI (b03y7lmj)

The Stories of Adam Marek 11:00 FRI (b03y83fb)

The Stories of Adam Marek 21:00 FRI (b03y83fb)

Time Hops 09:30 SUN (b007k1sp)

Time Hops 17:30 SUN (b007k1sp)

Time Hops 05:30 MON (b007k1sp)

To the Manor Born 08:30 SUN (b007k45h)

To the Manor Born 15:30 SUN (b007k45h)

To the Manor Born 20:30 SUN (b007k45h)

Trevor's World of Sport 02:30 SAT (b00gng1x)

Trevor's World of Sport 09:30 FRI (b007k3kv)

Up the Garden Path 17:00 TUE (b007zj4x)

Up the Garden Path 05:00 WED (b007zj4x)

Weird Tales 18:30 SUN (b01nt0s0)

Weird Tales 00:30 MON (b01nt0s0)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 09:30 WED (b008m74n)

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 02:30 THU (b008m74n)